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Policing American Gangs and Gang Members

Madeleine Novich.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice; Policing. 9524 words.

Gangs have been subjects of extensive empirical research since the 1920s. Scholarly interest in gangs was largely due to gang members’ increased likelihood of engaging in delinquent...

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Policing Juveniles

Edmund F. McGarrell.

in The Oxford Handbook of Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice

December 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice; Policing. 10366 words.

The historic experience of the police and juveniles parallels that of the emergence and development of the juvenile court and juvenile justice system. Just as the juvenile court has faced...

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